Eligibility and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes With Cardiovascular Abnormalities: Preamble, Principles, and General Considerations: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology
Barry J. Maron, Douglas P. Zipes, Richard J. Kovacs, and on behalf of the American Heart Association Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, and the American College of Cardiology
Circulation. 2015; published online before print November 2 2015, doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000236
The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology have released a series of scientific statements regarding eligibility and disqualification recommendation for competitive athletes with cardiovascular abnormalities. Over the next few weeks we will be providing links to all 15 statements that accompany this initial document. This document serves as a nice introduction to the statements.